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Grand challenges for social work and society

Author: Rowena Fong; James E Lubben; Richard P Barth
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society is an edited book that captures the culmination of the work done on the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative (GCSWI) spearheaded by the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW). The GCSWI is a decade-long undertaking intended to address some of the world's most difficult and complex social problems, and this book presents the foundations of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grand challenges for social work and society.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1002122299
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rowena Fong; James E Lubben; Richard P Barth
ISBN: 9780190858995 0190858990 9780190859015 0190859016
OCLC Number: 1015215239
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Grand challenges for social work and society / James Lubben [and 5 others] --
Ensure healthy development for all youth / Jeffrey M. Jenson and J. David Hawkins --
Close the health gap / Michael S. Spencer [and 11 others] --
Stop family violence / Richard P. Barth and Rebecca J. Macy --
Advance long and productive lives / Nancy Morrow-Howell [and 4 others] --
Eradicate social isolation / James Lubben [and 8 others] --
End homelessness / Deborah K. Padgett and Benjamin F. Henwood --
Create social responses to a changing environment / Susan P. Kemp, Lawrence A. Palinkas, and Lisa Reyes Mason --
Harness technology for social good / Stephanie C. Berzin and Claudia J. Coulton --
Promote smart decarceration / Matthew W. Epperson [and 3 others] --
Reduce extreme economic inequality / Julia Henly [and 6 others] --
Build financial capability for all / Jin Huang [and 9 others] --
Achieve equal opportunity and justice / Rocio Calvo [and 4 others].
Responsibility: edited by Rowena Fong, James E. Lubben and Richard P. Barth.

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Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society is an edited book that captures the culmination of the work done on the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative (GCSWI) spearheaded by the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW). The GCSWI is a decade-long undertaking intended to address some of the world's most difficult and complex social problems, and this book presents the foundations of this endeavor as it will unfold.

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